1.2.1 | Patents
Retrieve and download multiple publically-available Public PAIR records of USPTO patent applications.
Patent Examination Data System lets customers retrieve and download multiple records of USPTO patent application or patent filing status at no cost. PEDS contains the bibliographic, published document and patent term extension data tabs in Public PAIR from 1981 to present. There is also some data dating back to 1935. Customers can download the entire dataset containing the data for all indexed documents.
There are over 9.4 million records in PEDS. The data can be accessed by anyone using the web interface or the provided Application Programming Interface (API). PEDS is updated daily and mirrors the data available in the Patent Application Location and Monitoring system (PALM). PEDS provides access to public applications including: published patent applications and patents. PCT applications that have not been published by WIPO. Any applications that have not been released by the USPTO will not be available in PEDS.